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Pataki and Bloomberg Spar over NYC Fiscal Bailout Plan

Governor George Pataki and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg are
embroiled in their first major public dispute since Bloomberg was elected nearly two years ago. The fight is about a bail out plan that Bloomberg was promised by the legislature to help close the City's budget deficit, a deal that Pataki is trying to stop. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

NYC Rent Laws Extended One More Day

State lawmakers have extended New York City's rent laws for one more day, as they try to work on an agreement to renew regulations. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Legislature Extends NYC Rent Control Laws

State lawmakers extended the rent control laws for an extra day, as
they failed to reach agreement to renew the regulations or any other
end of session issues. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Critics Say Pataki Drags Feet on Rent Control

New York City's rent control laws expire on Sunday, and the Assembly Speaker is blasting Governor Pataki for failing to take any action yet to renew them. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Lawmakers Override Governor's Veto of NYC Aid

The State Senate and Assembly overrode Governor Pataki's veto of a New York City aid package, but the Governor vowed to continue to fight to change the new law. Karen DeWitt has details from Albany.  Go to full article

New Taxes for NYC?

New York State Assembly is considering a bill that gives the City of New York authorization to get out of its budget jam by imposing new taxes. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

War and Homeland Security: More Work for National Guard

With war underway in Iraq, the burden of homeland security has increased for members of New York's National Guard. Dozens of National Guardsmen from the North Country have been called up. Some for active military service, others to guard facilities around the state. Martha Foley talks with Chaplain Eric Olsen, from Saranac Lake, who's been working in New York City. His job is to keep morale high among the troops.  Go to full article

NYC Mayor Asks State Lawmakers for Fiscal Help

New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg asked the joint fiscal committees of the state legislature to help him close a $3 billion budget deficit. The mayor received no concrete promise of aid, and was met with opposition to his idea to impose a new commuter tax. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

Pataki Announces 9/11 Memorial Events

Governor Pataki announced more plans to commemorate September 11th. The Governor has also begun airing a new campaign ad in which he thanks New Yorkers for their efforts in the nearly a year since the tragic events. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

Commentary: VJ Day

New York City has been the focal point of many great events in modern history. Commentator Paul Willcott tells a family story about VJ Day, when the city erupted in a celebration of unexcelled exuberance.  Go to full article

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